tool to fixes some issues in baseline tiffs (with extensions), see http://andreas-romeyke.de
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.TH FIXIT_TIFF "1" "August 2018" "http://andreas-romeyke.de" "User Commands"
.SH NAME
fixit_tiff \- manual page for fixit_tiff 0.1.2
.SH DESCRIPTION
fixit_tiff, a tool to fix common problems in extended baseline TIFF files
uses libtiff version LIBTIFF, Version 4.0.8
Copyright \(co 1988\-1996 Sam Leffler
Copyright \(co 1991\-1996 Silicon Graphics, Inc.
.SS "call it with:"
.IP
fixit_tiff \fB\-h\fR
.IP
fixit_tiff [\-q] \fB\-c\fR \fB\-i\fR <infile>
.IP
fixit_tiff [\-q] [\-s] \fB\-i\fR <infile> [\-o <outfile>]
.IP
fixit_tiff [\-q] [\-e|\-b|\-x <tag>|\-p] \fB\-i\fR <infile> [\-o <outfile>]
.PP
where <infile> is the possibly broken file
and <outfile> is the name of the corrected file
.SS "Options in detail:"
.HP
\fB\-c\fR ... checks file only (rudimentary, lists baseline tags, dumps libtiff errors. For deeper checks, please use 'checkit_tiff'
.HP
\fB\-s\fR ... inplace file substitution (only \fB\-i\fR needed, dangerous, only works with datetime\-fixes)
.HP
\fB\-b\fR ... clean up (eliminates tags to be baseline tiff conform)
.HP
\fB\-q\fR ... disables describing messages
.HP
\fB\-t\fR ... try to fix tagorder (dangerous)
.HP
\fB\-x\fR <tag> ... remove given tag
.HP
\fB\-p\fR ... try to repair ICC header profile, correct preferred CMM type (autocorrect misspelled entries or erase 'Lino' to zero)
.IP
or to fix CMM version (replaces only the version\-string)
.HP
\fB\-e\fR ... try to repair some wrong tagtypes
.PP
Hint: 'fixit_tiff \fB\-i\fR <infile> \fB\-o\fR <outfile>' repairs broken datetimes only
.SH Important note
You should \fBalways\fR check the repaired file with both a validator and a visual check. There is no guarantee that the repair will be successful in every case.